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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Scombriformes
Family: Gempylidae Snake mackerels

Genus: Paradiplospinus

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2 species
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Southern Ocean
Max. Length 52 cm SL
Paradiplospinus antarcticus Andriashev, 1960

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Paradiplospinus antarcticus
[Antarctic escolar]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 52 cm SL
Paradiplospinus gracilis (Brauer, 1906)

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Paradiplospinus gracilis
[Slender escolar]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Paradiplospinus antarcticus Antarctic escolar Southern Ocean 52 SL 1960
Paradiplospinus gracilis Slender escolar Southeast Atlantic 52 SL 1906



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